The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 85 90
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 35 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.12% 1.12% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 2.72% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 5
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,750 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 655 552 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.43% 41.22% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 404 379 447
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 29 (37.18%) Python
5 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 27 (34.62%) Finance
6 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 26 (33.33%) Linux
7 24 (30.77%) Puppet
7 24 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (29.49%) C#
8 23 (29.49%) Cisco
9 21 (26.92%) IIS
10 20 (25.64%) Citrix
11 19 (24.36%) SAN
11 19 (24.36%) SQL
11 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (23.08%) Java
12 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 18 (23.08%) Firewall
13 17 (21.79%) DevOps
13 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
14 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
14 15 (19.23%) DNS
15 14 (17.95%) WAN
15 14 (17.95%) MySQL
15 14 (17.95%) ITIL
15 14 (17.95%) Ubuntu
16 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (16.67%) NAS

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (26.92%) IIS
2 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (15.38%) Apache
3 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.13%) JBoss
7 3 (3.85%) Confluence
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.97%) Office 365
4 4 (5.13%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) SAN
2 18 (23.08%) Firewall
3 15 (19.23%) DNS
4 14 (17.95%) WAN
5 13 (16.67%) NAS
6 11 (14.10%) iSCSI
7 9 (11.54%) DHCP
8 5 (6.41%) LAN
9 4 (5.13%) SSL
10 3 (3.85%) Network Security
10 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.56%) Internet
11 2 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) MySQL
3 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.56%) GCC
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.56%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) MSI
4 2 (2.56%) NuGet
4 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.28%) git-flow
5 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Games
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Applications Support
3 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) LAMP
1 9 (11.54%) Web Services
2 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) J2EE
4 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 30 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 26 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (17.95%) Ubuntu
5 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.28%) Unix
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) DevOps
2 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 14 (17.95%) ITIL
4 10 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) Open Source
6 8 (10.26%) Disruptive Innovation
6 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) SDLC
7 6 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.41%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.41%) Test Planning
8 5 (6.41%) Time Management
9 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) Python
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) Java
5 17 (21.79%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) VBScript
7 5 (6.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.56%) Korn
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ISEB
3 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) HND
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) NCDA
6 2 (2.56%) NCIE
6 2 (2.56%) VCAP
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (11.54%) XenApp
5 8 (10.26%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.13%) vSphere
8 2 (2.56%) NDS
8 2 (2.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (2.56%) NFS
8 2 (2.56%) Samba
8 2 (2.56%) vCloud
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (30.77%) Puppet
2 11 (14.10%) SCCM
3 10 (12.82%) Ansible
3 10 (12.82%) Nagios
4 7 (8.97%) Check_MK
5 5 (6.41%) SCOM
5 5 (6.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (6.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.85%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (2.56%) PowerCLI
7 2 (2.56%) vRealize
7 2 (2.56%) yum
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) VMware
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.49%) Cisco
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 10 (12.82%) Perforce
6 9 (11.54%) Brocade
6 9 (11.54%) F5
6 9 (11.54%) Percona
6 9 (11.54%) Riverbed
7 7 (8.97%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.69%) Varonis
9 5 (6.41%) CA
9 5 (6.41%) Symantec
10 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
10 3 (3.85%) HP
10 3 (3.85%) Splunk
11 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 2 (2.56%) Google
11 2 (2.56%) NetApp
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